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21 Nov, 2016

Joshua Bell performs at PAC

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9 Nov, 2016

What is Radio Theatre?

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In the 1920’s there was no television, no internet, no Facebook, no Twitter, the source of entertainment was Radio.  Thus the art form of Radio Drama was created, a source of entertainment in which dialogue, music, and sound effects drive the story.

L.A. Theatre Works is a non-profit media arts organization based in Los Angeles whose mission for over 25 years has […]

4 Nov, 2016

Reflecting on “Judgment at Nuremberg”

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Commemorating the 75th anniversary of World War II, L.A. Theatre Works is touring a new production of of one of the greatest courtroom dramas of the last century: Judgment at Nuremberg by Abby Mann. The tour comes to Purchase on November 19.

Below, Anna Lyse Erikson, Associate Producer for LATW, reflects on the story of the trials and the notion of […]

26 Oct, 2016


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It’s a popular word, isn’t it?  We read it in print, we talk about it, and we hear it talked about.  But the moments to savor and enjoy are those when our progress is visible, when a stated goal begins to take shape and become reality.

Here at The Performing Arts Center, we are marking such a moment.

During much of […]

20 Sep, 2016

A New Vision for A New Season

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The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, under the helm of Interim Director Seth Soloway, is poised to become much more than a traditional presenter during its upcoming season, which begins this month. While many audience favorites are back (Joshua Bell, Black Violin, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, David Sedaris), the 2016-2017 season will take a big step forward towards advancing a dynamic […]